Support not receiving texts

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jimypal, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. jimypal

    jimypal New Member
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    Not getting texts on my commando, have to pull battery, then get them all at once, plus screen locks and flashes once in awhile have to go back to home screen to stop it from flashing. Is this normal??
     

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  2. rjglenn

    rjglenn Well-Known Member
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    Firefighter, agrimechanic
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    Nope, not normal at all. Call in to VZW technical support. If you are the original owner & haven't hacked on it too bad it is still under warranty, get it replaced.
     
  3. mkhol

    mkhol Active Member
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    I have this issue also....I have to turn phone off/on at least once per week. I forgot (due to drinking issue :)) last week and when I finally did mid-week, I received 24 texts....very annoying!
     
  4. bestaudioguy

    bestaudioguy Well-Known Member
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    One thing to try is an update to the roaming on the phone by dialing *228 and then press 2 when it starts talking.
    This should update you phone if you went outside your normal home cell tower.

    According to VZW, you have to manually do this at least once a month and is only required on 3G phones. 4G units do it automatically.
     
  5. snapx79

    snapx79 Member
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    "Makin' Painting Applicators" MADE IN THE U.S.A.!
    Wooster, Ohio
    I have had the same problem with mine, Verizon has done a (call) *73 to "clear the throat" between the phone and network(towers). :thinking:
     

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